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Windows 8.1 Lenovo Y510p Hard Drive Issue?

I bought a Lenovo Y510p laptop just over a year ago and it is now running painfully slow (virus scans take 24 hours, chrome takes 60-120 seconds to open, booting can take up to 10 minutes before any ...
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Microphone with combo-jack - Windows 10, Lenovo b580

I'm looking on answers how to solve this problem since I got this laptop. This is the newer version of lenovo b580 (the one with i3 mobile). It has a single combo-jack on the side, and I cannot get it ...
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Lenovo Edge laptop with Windows 8 has white, flashing dots on the touch screen

after spraying my touch screen lightly with a screen cleaner [duh] and wiping it with a microfiber cloth, I have several flashing dots on my screen. Rebooting hasn't helped. The touch screen is ...
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backtrack 5 R3 live usb is not working on my lenovo g50 70

i've created a live usb of back track 5 r3 using unetbootin, when i tried to run it on my lenovo g50 70 laptop it shows an error like " kernel panic not syncing attempted to kill init " , but when i ...
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Trying to understand the difference between various batteries for Lenovo Thinkpad T520

There are various types of batteries for the laptop and I'm not sure which one is best. The one I have right now (which came with it), is not enough to last me through my back-to-back classes, so I am ...
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I upgraded to Windows 10 and want to remove Lenovo Fingerprint Manager, but uninstall fails with 'unsupported operating system.' How can I remove?

My Lenovo W540 was originally a Win 8.1 machine and came with Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro preinstalled. I upgraded to Windows 10. Since Windows 10 (and 8.1, 8.0 and 7) manage fingerprint ...
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Does Lenovo T430s (with NVS 5200) support dp 1.2 daisy chaining?

I have a Lenovo T430s with Nvidia 5200M and Intel HD 4000. My question is: does this support daisy chaining of monitors from it's miniDP port? I am using windows 7. I want to us it with 2 Dell U2415. ...
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Lenovo Y510P -Tried to update from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. End results is Keeps Rebooting

I have a Lenovo y510P working fine..and then the windows 10 update came. I downloaded the file (since it was free) and then waited for it to update my computer. There were few issues with installing ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon suddenly slows when AC is attached

Today I notice that my one year old laptop Lenovo X1 Carbon (Windows 8.1) is 2,5 times slower on everything, only when AC is attached. As soon as I detach the AC to go on battery, performance ...
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Lenovo Yogi 2 How to change Windows 8 core installation language to English?

I purchased Lenovo Yogi 2 in Poland whilst on holidays there. Changed Region/Language etc but all startups/shutdown dialog boxes etc are still in Polish. After much research and save yourself some ...
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I have “unknown PCI device” in Windows 7 device manager. What can it be?

I have just performed a fresh installation of Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit on my lenovo e330 laptop. I managed to successfully download and install most of its drivers, but still, a "PCI Device" ...
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Customizing a L450 laptop: Isn't DIMM2 faster than SODIMM because of dual channel ? (screenshot)

here is the US versions: SODIMM are smaller sticks, but this laptop lets me also put DIMM2, so I'm a little confused. Is SODIMM also dual channel, or is it a single or two memory stick ? I guess ...
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Lenovo laptop BSODs at semi-random times

My Lenovo laptop is 2 years old so it is right at the point where I can't decide if this is a hardware failure or not. I've managed to trigger BSODs in various conditions, resulting in ...
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Lenovo Y70 is very slow

Recently I purchased a Lenovo Y70 Touch with pre-installed Windows 8.1 for my girlfriend. It seemed to fit her usage as a casual gamer. However, it's become very slow, after a few weeks of usage. ...
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Internal speaker silent but headphones work

I re-installed a fresh copy of Windows 7 on my Lenovo Thinkcentre M57, but since then, the internal speaker remains silent(but headphones work). I tried to install various drivers (AC'97, etc...), ...
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Cannot activate Windows 7 on a stickerless Lenovo

I have a Lenovo T520 laptop that came with Windows 7 Professional. The laptop does not have a Windows license sticker, but it came with legal system preinstalled. I was able to retrieve the Product ...
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Repeating WinKey on Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my Leonovo Miix 3 (with keyboard dock). Most things wok fine. One thing is driving me up the wall, I've tried all sorts. When you press and hold the WinKey down, it treats ...
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Laptop screen resolution stuck in 1280x800 - Ideapad Z580

I had connected my laptop to an external LED display in the office on Windows 8.1. Before connecting the laptop, my display resolution was 1366x768 which was normal. Even while it was connected to the ...
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Lenovo IdeaPad Y410P graphics drivers crash while gaming

I'm having an issue with my Lenovo IdeaPad Y410P where the graphics drivers for the system's GT750M will randomly crash. Some details: Problem began this May. Problem does not occur after a ...
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Physical screen dimensions and resolution options don't match

I recently purchased a Lenovo T510 refurbished laptop (Windows 7) and I'm trying to figure out the native resolution and best resolution setting. What's puzzling me is that the aspect ratio of the ...
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Lenovo SL510 - to external monitors

I remember someone told me that ny laptop can be used as hard drive and connected to external monitors via some device( forgot the name). I actually saw it once someone just takes closed lenovo ...
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Extend Notebook Display to Two External Display

I have 2 external monitor which I plug in both of them via VGA splitter into my VGA connector on my notebook. But both of my external display shares the same display, not split. It only split on my ...
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Internet Explorer 11 browser recently became sluggish and unresponsive in that when I entered a valid URL I would get a blank browser window

In the last 3 days, I noticed my Internet Explorer 11 browser recently became sluggish and unresponsive in that when I entered a valid URL I would get a blank browser window each time. I have a new ...
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Lenovo stuck on BIOS update “Update system program”

My Lenovo Thinkpad T520 had never had a BIOS update so I downloaded the update, burned it on CD and booted on it, finally getting this screen: PROBLEM: Whatever item I press "Enter" on, after a few ...
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Increasing RAM beyond system specifications

I have had my laptop (Lenovo z570) for a couple of years now, and I am in the mood to do a bit of system upgrading. I checked the documentation online, and it has always said that it can handle up to ...
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Macbook Pro - 2 external monitor hookup not working

I recently bought two external monitors to hookup to my 13" Mid 2012 Macbook Pro. One monitor is a Lenovo 23" IPS LED and the other is a AOC 21.5" IPS LED. The Lenovo has HDMI/DVI/VGA outputs and the ...
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Occasional freezes

My main computer is a lenovo m92p with intel i7 3770, 16gb of ram and intel hd graphics 4000. The problem i am about to describe has been bugging me for a very long time and i even posted a thread in ...
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How to make the trackpoint behave like a wheel mouse for SketchUp

When using a wheel mouse with SketchUp, pressing the wheel allows to orbit the drawing. But when I use the trackpoint, pressing the middle button zooms in/out. How can I change the behavior to be ...
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Prevent system events from increasing the master volume

I have a laptop that I frequently use during lectures. To do so I want the sound to be turned of, hence I mute the master volume/scale it down to 0% Then when something triggers a system message like ...
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Why does my Lenovo T-520 wifi radio keeping switching off?

This nearly always happens when the PC hibernates, twice a day, and on other rare occasions. When I start up at work, and expect an auto-connection to the wifi network, it doesn't happen. I must then ...
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Triple boot laptop no longer boots after deleting partition

I am facing a problem on my Lenovo laptop Model No : G500. When I press the power button, then the lenovo screen flashes and the laptop further does not boot,the lenovo screen freezes. It also does ...
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BIOS Recovery for Lenovo Ideapad U410

I'm stuck while trying to recover an corrupted EFI / Insyde BIOS. Right now the laptop is in a state, that when the power button is pushed, the computer turns on and immediately off again. I ...
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Lenovo X1 Carbon key combination for [Insert], [Print Screen], etc

Lack of Insert key (required for Copy/Paste in many Linux programs) kills me. I once saw this list somewhere, but lost its reference. Looking for key combination (probably Fn with something else) of: ...
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ThinkPad X1 Recovery Media

Does anyone know where to find the Windows 7 Pro 64 bit or Windows 8.1 recovery media for a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Type 20A8 Model S0WT08? I understand I can order the CD from LenovoRecovery.com but would ...
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“Sticky” cursor position on ThinkPad TrackPoint middle-button scroll

I use the TrackPoint on my ThinkPads exclusively. On every ThinkPad I've owned, when I hold the middle button and move the nub, the cursor on screen stays fixed where it is and the page scrolls in ...
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How to access boot menu on a Lenovo G500s

I have a Lenovo G500s laptop which comes with FreeDOS installed. I want to install Windows, but I am not able to enter the boot menu so I can boot from a DVD. I have tried keys like F1, F2, F9, F12, ...
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Lenovo Disk Partitions

My disk is partitioned as so: (Full sized image) ...And I'm a little confused, and have some questions: Would the recovery/EFI/OEM partitions not exist unless they are being used? If not, safe to ...
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Lenovo Y510p - SSD not showing up

Today I decided to format my computer (Lenovo y510P - 59406636 dual nVidia) to clean things up and to try the Windows 10. Everything went alright, I installed using an UEFI bootable pendrive. After ...
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Missing microphone in T440p from Lenovo

It would seem my T440p is not recognizing my Dual Noise Cancelling Internal Microphones:. Not so sure it ever did work! Just does not show up anywhere in device manager.
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Laptop only sleeps when I close the lid a second time

I'm using a Lenovo Y-50 Touch with Windows 8.1 Update 1. I've noticed that in the past couple of weeks, I'm having issues with getting my laptop to sleep when I close the lid. I first noticed the ...
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I want to update my Wi-Fi card, but I am not sure whether my manufacturer only allowed whitelisted card

Spec: Lenovo Yoga 11s, Windows 8.1 I believe Lenovo do practice whitelisting, but the information on the web is kinda old, so I am not sure if they've change their policy or not. Is there an easy and ...
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lenovo w510 startup issue

I was searching for a BIOS update for my Thinkpad W510 and found that there is a new update for it on the Lenovo website. I downloaded a BIOS update for my Thinkpad W510 from Lenovo's website and ...
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how to recover from windows bios splash screen?

After changing BIOS splash on my lenovo b460e my laptop doesn't work.. Please help me... I have downloaded BIOS splash in lenovo website and installed on my laptop.. After automatic rebooting I can't ...
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Computer won't start up - stuck on Lenovo splash screen.

I have some (I'm not sure exactly what model) Lenovo 21" IdeaCentre. Honestly, the computer works off and on. I have had problems with it not being able to shutdown, which I fixed. The fan seems to be ...
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Lenovo Laptop windows 7 pro network adapters diabled

my computer says that the network adapters are disabled, so I can't get onto internet, in control panel I can't seem to enable them. When I go to network connections there's nothing there, just a ...
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Wireless device not recognized on Lenovo t420s after Windows 7 reinstall

I have recently replaced a Windows 7 Ultimate with Windows 7 Enterprise by 1) creating a backup using "Windows easy transfer", 2) installing Enterprise, and 3) recovering the backup. Now, the ...
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How can I turn off the battery meter on my Thinkpad T500?

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T500 with Windows 7 Enterprise (n). Even though my laptop is docked (or plugged in), there is a battery meter to the left of the system tray: I'd like to turn that off if ...
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Lenovo T440s Screen Flicker

I recently bought a Lenovo T440s and I've been experiencing a strange screen flicker issue. At least, I think "flicker" is the correct word to describe it. My problem is not like the one described ...
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Disabling trackpad for Lenovo thinkpad W541

I'm trying to disable the trackpad for the Lenovo ThinkPad W541 running Windows 7 I got at work because I would rather use a USB mouse. There is no simple checkbox and I can't even access the Lenovo ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad T400 not getting past boot screen

so as the title suggests I have got a Lenovo T400 from a friend who wants me to fix it for them. It does not get past the splash screen and whenever I leave it on for about 5 seconds or so it just ...